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Vinyl vs Digital 3.5

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Saturday December 26th 2015 RenaissanceToronto presents Vinyl vs Digital 3.5 (Boxing Day Weekend) Renaissance returns to the City of Love with a special night of P.L.U.R. for the holiday season. Vinyl vs Digital 3.5 is set once again to bring back the REAL old school. Door’s open at 8pm with an extended 2 hour happy hour hosted by Jenn Star,

Did You Miss Ultra 2014? Get the DJ Sets!

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This year marked another year that I was unable to attend UMF in person, but I’m happy to say I have taken full advantage of the FREE UMF TV live feed. Every year. The live feed started back in 2012 and every year I have streamed it religiously, all weekend long, and by any means necessary over our HDTV. This used to

Digital Dreams Line Up 2014 Update

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The most recent additions to the 2014 artist line up for the Bud Light Digital Dreams Fest are Dirty Phonics, DJ Sneak, Excision, LoadStar, Stefano Noferini and last, but not least, another set of Canadian artists the Toronto based trio Keys ‘N Krates. The complete line up alphabetically is: Andy C Andy Moor Art Department Bro Safari Carnage Chainsmokers Claude

Is the Longevity of EDM at Risk?

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While EDM has been around since the late 70’s, the last four or five years imploded with this music genre in a vast majority of countries. Despite bursting into the bubble of popular culture, it seems that some have reservations about its longevity. Has EDM plateau’ed? Is the next logical step a steep decline? Let’s start with a small history

DJ Lessons for Your Progeny

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Gone are the days when parents would pressure their child to become the next classical music prodigy – Mozart out, Avicii in. In Brooklyn, New York, a local DJ has created a Baby DJ School. This 8 week program at $200.00 a pop offers tots under 3 the opportunity to learn about various genres of music, mixing and …. Air

Hate the Gym, Join a Rave

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Still need a morning workout, but dislike your usual monotone elliptical or treadmill routine….well Sam Moyo and Nico Thoemmes from  London, England may be on to something. Moyo and Thoemmes have collaborated with the Village Underground club to host a weekly party  –Morning Glory– in the neighbourhood of Shoreditch. These morning raves are held every Wednesday morning from 6:30 to

An Inspiring Dream: the Story of DJ Seebaum

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DJ Seebaum, a 16 year old DJ from Denver, Colorado, has been dedicating his last days to making great music. Tanner Seebaum has been battling Ependymoma, a cancerous brain tumour, since he was only two years old. Unfortunately, after eight years of remission, the cancer has returned and doctors have given Tanner only a few precious weeks to live. His

Hollywood and the Dj’ing Trend

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The past year has seen an influx in the popularity and the art of dj’ing has become ‘trendy’. Why is that? I think Hollywood is partly (or fully) to blame. It seems like everyone and their brother wants to become a DJ from the likes of Nick Cannon, Beyonce’s sister, Tom Cruises’ son and, dare we say, Paris Hilton. Or